March 1917 War Diary - 10th RDF

1 Mar Theipval Wood Working parties supplied. The following officers arrived and were taken on the strength of the battalion

2 Mar Theipval Wood 11.30am the battalion marched away and proceeded vis Authville to the Cabstand Huts on the Aveluy - Mar ? Road. arrivintg 12.30pm

3 Mar Cabstand Huts day spent at rest, working parties supplied, weather very cold. The following officers and a draft of 61 ORs arrived today and were taken on the strength of the battalion.

4 Mar Cabstand Huts Working parties supplied.

5 Mar Cabstand Huts The following officers arrived today and were taken on the strength of the battalion

6 Mar Cabstand Huts working parties supplied

7 Mar Cabstand Huts News was received that the Commanding Officer has been promoted Acting Lt Col while commanding a battalion. Training of battalion continued and working parties supplied. The following officers were struck off the strength of the battalion

8 Mar Cabstand Huts Training of battalion continued and working parties supplied.

9 Mar Cabstand Huts Training of battalion continued and working parties supplied.

10 Mar Cabstand Huts Training of battalion continued and working parties supplied.

11 Mar Cabstand Huts Training of battalion continued and working parties supplied.

12 Mar Cabstand Huts Training of battalion continued and working parties supplied. The following officers arrived and were taken on the strength of the battalion.

13 Mar Cabstand Huts Training of battalion continued and working parties supplied.

14 Mar Cabstand Huts Working parties supplied. News was received that

15 Mar Cabstand Huts Working parties supplied.

16 Mar Cabstand Huts Working parties supplied.

17 Mar Cabstand Huts News was received today that

18 Mar Cabstand Huts Day spent in preparation for moving,

19 Mar Cabstand Huts 9.30am the Battalion marched away and proceeded to Harponville, arriving at 2.15pm and going into billets.

20 Mar Harponville 8.30am the battalion marched out of billets and proceeded to Beauval, arriving at 2.15pm and going into camp

21 Mar Beauval 11am the Battalion marched out of camp and proceeded to Bouquemaison arriving at 2.45 and going into billets.

22 Mar Bouquemaison 10am The battalion marched out of billets and proceeded to Hericourt, arriving at 3pm. The commanding officer proceeded on leave to England. 22/3/1917 to 1/4/1917 and Major G M M Robertson assumed command of the battalion in his absence.

23 Mar Hericourt Day spent at rest. News was received that

24 Mar Hericourt 9am The battalion marched out of billets and proceeded to Pernes, arrivaing at 2.45 pm and going into billets

25 Mar Pernes 9.30am the battalion marched out of billet and proceeded to Flechin arriving at 1.10pm and going into billets

26 Mar Flechin 9.30am the Battalion marched out of billets and proceeded to La Perriere, arriving at 3.20pm. Weather cold and wet.

27 Mar La Perriere Day spent at rest

28 Mar La Perriere Training of the battalion was recommenced

29 Mar La Perriere Training of the battalion continued

30 Mar La Perriere Training of the battalion continued

31 Mar La Perriere Training of the battalion continued

10th Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers History by Month